Vanguard UK Gilt UCITS ETF Distributing ISIN IE00B42WWV65, Ticker VGOV

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Strategy of Vanguard UK Gilt UCITS ETF Distributing

Investment strategy

The Bloomberg Barclays Sterling Gilts Float Adjusted index tracks government bonds from the UK for all maturities. Rating: Investment Grade.


Bloomberg Barclays Sterling Gilts Float Adjusted (1)

Bonds (321) United Kingdom (22) Government (13) All maturities (7)


GBP 25.43
22.67 52 weeks low/high 25.56
52 weeks low/high

Risk and fees of Vanguard UK Gilt UCITS ETF Distributing


GBP 164 m
Fund size
Fund size category


Physical (Sampling)
Legal structure ETF
Strategy risk Long-only
Fund currency GBP

Currency risk

Currency unhedged
Volatility 1 year (in GBP) 8.53% Risk category
Inception Date 22 May 2012
Maximum drawdown
since inception (in GBP)
Maximum drawdown period 32 Months


0.07% p.a.
Total expense ratio
0.05% Compare 0.95%
Compare (Bonds)

Dividend/ Taxes

Distribution policy Distributing
Distribution frequency Monthly
Fund domicile Ireland

Legal structure

Fund Structure Open-ended Investment Company (OEIC)
UCITS compliance Yes
Fund Provider Vanguard
Administrator Brown Brother Harriman Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Limited
Investment Advisor Vanguard Global Advisers, LLC
Custodian Bank Brown Brothers Harriman Trustee Services (Ireland) Limited
Revision Company PricewaterhouseCoopers Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors
Fiscal Year End 30 June
Swiss representative -
Swiss paying agent -

Tax Status

Germany Unkown
Switzerland No ESTV Reporting
Austria Tax Reporting Fund
UK UK Reporting
EU Savings Directive -

Replication, swap, securities lending

Indextype Total return index
Swap counterparty -
Collateral manager Vanguard Global Advisers, LLC
Securities lending No
Securities lending counterparty

Performance of Vanguard UK Gilt UCITS ETF Distributing


1 year: 11.92%
Performance (incl. dividend)
Return in:
YTD 2019 2018 2017 2016
4.35% 7.48% 0.44% 1.95% 10.76%
1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years
-0.06% 2.89% 0.55% 11.92% 13.64%

Description of Vanguard UK Gilt UCITS ETF Distributing

The Vanguard UK Gilt UCITS ETF Distributing invests in Government Bonds with focus United Kingdom. The ETF holds the full range of bond maturities. The underlying bonds have Investment Grade ratings. The ETF has a GBP currency exposure. The interest income (coupons) in the fund is distributed to the investors (Monthly).

The total expense ratio amounts to 0.07% p.a.. The fund replicates the performance of the underlying index by buying a selection of the most relevant index constituents (sampling technique). The Vanguard UK Gilt UCITS ETF Distributing has 164m GBP assets under management. The ETF is older than 5 years and is domiciled in Ireland.

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